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Hospitality businesses VAT reduction and Eat Out to Help Out

27th July 2020
In the Chancellor’s Summer Statement of 8 July measures were announced to support businesses affected by the enforced closures and social distancing measures necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to protect jobs in the hospitality and tourism sectors the government has: • Extended the services to which the 5% reduced rate of VAT can...

Scottish Government Business Support Fund

11th June 2020
The Scottish Government introduced the Business Support Fund, which offers some businesses a: • Retail, Hospitality, Leisure Support Grant • Small Business Support Grant The grants are available for eligible businesses who: • pay non-domestic rates • are charged for non-domestic rates but do not need to pay because they get certain rates relief –...